catch etymology

French word catch comes from Proto-Italic *kapiō (Take, seize.), Proto-Indo-European *kh₂pyéti (To be grasping.), Latin coactare, Late Latin recaptiāre, Late Latin recaptiare

Detailed word origin of catch

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kapiō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Take, seize.
*kh₂pyéti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be grasping.
coactare Latin (lat)
recaptiāre Late Latin (LL)
recaptiare Late Latin (LL)
*kh₂pyé- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*coactico Latin (lat)
*coacticāre Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
capio Latin (lat) I capture, seize, take. I take in, understand. I take on.
captio Latin (lat) (Late Latin) Catch. Deception, fraud, deceit. Quibble.
captio Late Latin (LL)
captiāre Late Latin (LL)
cachier Anglo-Norman (xno)
chacier Old French (fro) To hunt, to go hunting.
cachier Old French (fro) (Old Northern French, Anglo-Norman) (ambitransitive) to hide.
cacchen Middle English (enm)
catch English (eng) (heading) To capture, overtake.. (heading) To intercept.. (heading) To obtain or experience. (heading) To receive (by being in the way).. (heading) To seize attention, interest.. (heading) To seize hold of.. (heading) To take in with one's senses or intellect.. (intransitive) To be held back or impeded.. (intransitive) To engage with some mechanism; to stick, to succeed in interacting with [...]
catch French (fra) Wrestling; professional wrestling.

Words with the same origin as catch

Descendants of *kapiō
accepter acheter auparavant cacher caché caisse capable casse commun département main maintenant mandat manger manière occuper occupé part partage partenaire partir premier prince recevoir tromper
Descendants of *kh₂pyéti
allo allô autour récupérer
Descendants of coactare
cache cachot catcheur
Descendants of recaptiāre
chassable chasser pourchasser